BY JAMES JOHONNOT (ADAPTED) In the year 1781 the war was chiefly carried on in the South, but the North was constantly troubled by bands of Tories and Indians, who would swoop down on small settlements and make off with whatever they c... Read more of A Brave Girl at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Apparition Investigated
In a village in one of the midland counties of Scotla...

The Double Mistake Or College Ghost
Mr. Samuel Foote, the celebrated comedian, played the...

Farm House 7 Farm Cottages
Altogether too little attention has been paid in our co...

Clarimonde
THEOPHILE GAUTIER Brother, you ask me if I have ev...

General Suggestions
In ascertaining what is desirable to the conveniences, ...

The Haunted Cove
Commonplace in itself and showing positive vulgari...

The Rose Garden
Mr and Mrs Anstruther were at breakfast in the parlour ...

The Grocer's Cough
A man of letters was born in a small Scotch town, where...

The Mignonette
Mrs. Herbert returned with her husband from London to t...

Canon Alberic's Scrap-book
St Bertrand de Comminges is a decayed town on the spurs...





Out of Body






The Man At The Lift
In the same way, in August, 1890, a lady in a Boston hotel in the dusk rang for the lift, walked along the corridor and looked out of a window, started to run to the door of the lift, saw a man in front of it, stopped, and when the li...

The Wraith Of The Czarina
"In the exercise of his duties as one of the pages-in-waiting, Ribaupierre followed one day his august mistress into the throne-room of the palace. When the Empress, accompanied by the high officers of her court and the ladies of her...

An "astral Body"
Mr. Sparks and Mr. Cleave, young men of twenty and nineteen, were accustomed to "mesmerise" each other in their dormitory at Portsmouth, where they were students of naval engineering. Mr. Sparks simply stared into Mr. Cleave's eyes a...

In Tavistock Place {93}
"In the latter part of the autumn of 1878, between half-past three and four in the morning, I was leisurely walking home from the house of a sick friend. A middle-aged woman, apparently a nurse, was slowly following, going in the sam...

The Dying Mother {101}
"Mary, the wife of John Goffe of Rochester, being afflicted with a long illness, removed to her father's house at West Mulling, about nine miles from her own. There she died on 4th June, this present year, 1691. "The day before he...

The Man At The Lift
In the same way, in August, 1890, a lady in a Boston hotel in the dusk rang for the lift, walked along the corridor and looked out of a window, started to run to the door of the lift, saw a man in front of it, stopped, and when the li...

The Wraith Of The Czarina
"In the exercise of his duties as one of the pages-in-waiting, Ribaupierre followed one day his august mistress into the throne-room of the palace. When the Empress, accompanied by the high officers of her court and the ladies of her...

An "astral Body"
Mr. Sparks and Mr. Cleave, young men of twenty and nineteen, were accustomed to "mesmerise" each other in their dormitory at Portsmouth, where they were students of naval engineering. Mr. Sparks simply stared into Mr. Cleave's eyes a...

In Tavistock Place {93}
"In the latter part of the autumn of 1878, between half-past three and four in the morning, I was leisurely walking home from the house of a sick friend. A middle-aged woman, apparently a nurse, was slowly following, going in the sam...

The Dying Mother {101}
"Mary, the wife of John Goffe of Rochester, being afflicted with a long illness, removed to her father's house at West Mulling, about nine miles from her own. There she died on 4th June, this present year, 1691. "The day before he...